Why is the Awful Stuff Winning?

I’ve recently read a chapter from “Reality Lost: Markets of Attention, Misinformation and Manipulation”, by Mads Vestergaard and Vincent F. Hendricks (2018) in which they explore the phenomenon of constant (and dissonant) disinformation on the population’s shared reality. Can democracy survive this? If people do not share a reality, what happens, ultimately? Interesting and very timely stuff to think about. – cPaul

The Post-factual Democracy: Markets of Attention, Misinformation and Manipulation

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Father: "He never amounted to anything". Mother: "Who the hell does he think he is"? Former Teacher: "Smart as a bag of hammers". Former Boss: "Condescending". Brother: "Mom loves me more".
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